English version of trade catalog by German toy manufacturer Gebrüder Bing; this is the section on 'Instructive Optical Toys' and consists of magic lanterns, dissolving view apparati, sciopticons, cinematographs, stereoscopes, magnifying glasses, reading glasses and magic lantern slides in sets. Almost every apparatus is illustrated; there are even illustrations of lantern slides. To learn more about the lantern slide production of Gebrüder Bing, visit the Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource at http://slides.uni-trier.de/organisation/index.php?id=1000659 .
This is a section of a larger catalogue, page numbers start at 159.
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Special Catalogue and Price List of Instructive Mechanical, Optical and Electrical Toys